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Fully Distributed Team + Face-to-Face Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

Andrew shares the thinking and practices of’s fully distributed team , looking at the history underlying his way of managing the firm, the role of face-to-face communication, and how to work day-to-day in a distributed environment. It’s a good case study, conveying some great ideas. Culture & Competency

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Distributed cognition at MOOC ecosystems

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Promoting distributed cognition at MOOC ecosystems Kai Pata, Emanuele Bardone Abstract. We highlight two aspects of distributed cognition epistemic and collective that MOOCs promote and relate these with learning by chance-seeking and […]. distributed cognition mooc

New Report: Distributing Team and Organisational Updates with Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I published the first of the advanced scenarios for using Office 365 – Distributing Team and Organisational Updates. Yammer.

#fslt12 MOOC Distributed Learning Spaces

Jenny Connected

But on this MOOC we are expecting people who are not only new to learning and teaching in Higher Education, but might also never have done an online course, or might not have worked in distributed online spaces, like we will be doing for this course. Working across distributed spaces does require some self-organisation.

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Distributed Agile: communication and common ground


Now to the distributed Agile teams. Distributed Agile: the black box of co-located team. Hope to blog about it soon. Related posts.

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

What do you think the typical manager might say if you told them their employees don't gossip and engage one another in non-work related tasks enough? Most managers have heard of the watercooler effect without ever having the meaning of the concept sink in to their understanding of how it relates to performance and collaboration. elearning 2.0

Asher Roth Provides the Blueprint for Fan-Centric Digital Music Distribution

Managing Communities

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Distributed cognition model at workplace learning situations

Taming the spaces

Finally some parts of the empirical data from Learning Layers  [link] project have been mapped back to the distributed cognition model. distributed cognition knowledge learning layersThis work relates cultural pattern appropriation in learning.

LumoFlow - "Social Workspaces" Designed for Distributed Teamwork

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bart from Lumo Research left a comment on my blog post re "email vs. collaboration tool" from earlier this week. Discussion threads. Document sharing.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum


rhizomatic learning distributes the channels of knowing outside traditional hierarchical models and into the social realm, allowing for help in sifting through the flow of information and knowledge. It can be seen as a gateway to a more distributed, more flexible view of learning communities. Distributed Community. Chapter 23.


Engineers without Fears

Moving from centralised to decentralised to distributed basically means moving from managing via boundaries to managing via attractors. The centralised community is held together by common protocols whereas the distributed community is held together by social objects. Ed Mitchell talks about 3 types of online community.

Promoting distributed cognition at MOOC ecosystems

Taming the spaces

In June i attended the HCII 2014 conference in Crete where i presented our paper with Emanuele Bardone

#PLENK2010 Assessment in distributed networks

Jenny Connected

I have been struggling to clearly identify the issues associated with assessment in PLEs/PLNs – which are probably similar to those in MOOCs or distributed networks. Is it desirable/possible to assess learners in course which takes place in a distributed network? There seem to be a number of questions. It is the numbers.

distributed cognitive system may transfer responsibility in scaffolding

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The paper of Bellan (2011) proposes that distributed cognition that appears in human-artifact networks may serve as a scaffold, since it allows to transfer responsibility to the parts of the distributed cognitive system external of individuals similarly as in scaffolding [.]. learning layers fading out networked scaffolding

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

They argue that the use of Facebook to engage in social chit-chat will distract employees from their work and make them unproductive. more…).

Distributed Agile: the black box of co-located team


And, while my research is pretty much about technology-mediated ways of working, research on distributed teams is not at the core of it.

‘blind space’ when learning in distributed spaces

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Distributed course landscape. I have been busy writing the descriptions of three iCamp cases and looking back of what was actually important, what we can bring at the more general level. The locus of activity is changing from time to time and people in the group can never be sure where the locus of control actually is in their team. chat). 6.

The virtual winner: The first Pulitzer to a distributed news organization

Endless Knots

In a way, all news organizations are distributed, i.e. you can't really get most breaking news stories without showing up. in New York.

Grant report: Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application (2008-2013)

Taming the spaces

From 2008-2013 our team in Tallinn University, Center for Educational Technology was fulfilling the grant “Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application”. An augmented learning environment is defined as [.]. elearning 2.0 hybrid ecology self-directed learning web2.0

systemic cognition and support in socio-technical systems

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A model for cultural pattern appropriation in learning

Taming the spaces

Recently we have worked with my colleague Tobias Ley, on the figure to describe how distributed cognition and pattern-formation associate with individual, collaborative and collective learning – A model for cultural pattern appropriation in learning. distributed cognition

Improving the Performance of Distributed Teams at Molson Coors: Shared Motto, Yammer, and Getting Together

Michael Sampson - Currents

A recent edition of BusinessWeek looked at the year-one challenges of four CEOs during the recent economic turbulence. One of those CEOs was Peter Swinburn, who became President and CEO of the Molson Coors Brewing Company in June 2008. His challenge? - 10 acquisitions and joint ventures in the decade prior to him taking the top job.

Coherence and consistency in ecological learning

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distributed cognition spaces coherence consistencyI have found an interesting PhD thesis by Jornet, Alfredo(2014) bitstream/handle/10852/43305/PhD-Jornet-DUO.pdf?sequence=4&isAllowed=y Coherence is a definition that is […].

Social positioning in hybrid social learning networks (HSLN)

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communities distributed cognition learning layers social positioning workplace learningOur paper of social recognition provision practices in professional help seeking forums led us towards thinking how to improve the knowledge building within such socio-technical systems.

Australian Journalists and Social Media Influence

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. From PeerIndex. Influence is a TIME thing too.

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Evolving Distributed Power In Online Communities — CooperationCommons


Commentary on various ways of distributed group decision making with a focus on online and technology supported aspects.

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Objects are status updates, videos, infographics, discrete pieces of content that can be distributed. Which one do you use most?

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Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti


Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. These preliminary efforts paid off.

Anecdote: Distributed teams and the bane of time zones

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Kennedy and the French Revolution | Main | The difficulty in being the expert interpreting a story » 19/06/07 | Distributed teams and the bane of time zones By Shawn. Lynda Gratton at MITSloan has written a short article of some factors that might affect the performance of a distributed team. Follow me on Twitter.

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

xMOOCs build their content within the course platform and this is copyrighted, i.e. it cannot be taken and freely distributed outside the course.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum @ Dave’s Educational Blog


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New Facebook Features: Filter Stream Publisher

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

puzzled* it’s why I call Facebook a distribution social network (don’t blog on Facebook, just send out links via Publisher). Again.

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This IS recognition that bloggers and twitterers are critical in the distribution of News. Distribution of News content is now Social.

What do you think of official Get Help Here?

Social Reporter

Despite that difficulty, I appreciate the distributed approach, but I’m not a great expert on the niceties of official information for young people. Tags: All posts distributed government We’re keen to find out what you and your readers think of the tool and, if they like it, to hopefully share with friends and family.

Green Chameleon » Supporting Communities on the Intranet

Green Chameleon

At 5 minutes it’s short but has some good practical advice including “Don’t under-estimate how much training and support is needed&#.

The Pedagogy of ModPo

Jenny Connected

cMOOC uses the global communications network to distribute the whole concept of the authority of knowledge and make it accessible to all.

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Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Losing our communication rights. Until the Australian Government stops it, that is. Here’s the proposed legal changes. Look deeper, look further.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stage Four: Social Media is for Viral distribution. Agency created content, agency distributed content. One day. silently please.

Tweeting about the Weather Isn't Lame

Web Social Architecture

Standing alone, it's a feature of existing distributed social networks--and a great reminder that social networks are made of people, not web pages.